The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 72 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% - 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
156 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.88% 10.63% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 57 40
Average daily rate £400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (62.50%) NetBeans
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (37.50%) Apache

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (62.50%) NetBeans
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle